Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Fossa, fossae: Amenthes Fossae on Mars

Amenthes Fossae

Feature Name Amenthes Fossae
Clean Name Amenthes Fossae
Feature ID 227
Target Mars
Feature Type Fossa, fossae
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network
Northernmost Latitude 13.45 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 107.70 °
Westernmost Longitude 96.70 °
Diameter 889.00 km
Center Latitude 8.70 °
Center Longitude 101.80 °
Northernmost Latitude 13.45 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.08 °
Easternmost Longitude 252.30 °
Westernmost Longitude 263.30 °
Diameter 889.00 km
Center Latitude 8.70 °
Center Longitude 258.20 °
Northernmost Latitude 13.73 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.17 °
Easternmost Longitude 107.28 °
Westernmost Longitude 96.97 °
Diameter 850.00 km
Center Latitude 9.07 °
Center Longitude 102.68 °
Northernmost Latitude 13.73 °
Southernmost Latitude 2.17 °
Easternmost Longitude 252.72 °
Westernmost Longitude 263.03 °
Diameter 850.00 km
Center Latitude 9.07 °
Center Longitude 257.32 °
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad mc14 [pdf]
Reference [57] - Map of albedo features of Mars, (plates 2-5), in La Planéte Mars, by E.M. Antoniadi: Librairie Scientifique, Hermann et Cie., Paris, 1930.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1976
Origin Classical albedo feature name.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM

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